RG Downstream Main Event (Day 2): The Big Day

Today is the day! Of the 199 players who entered the Main Event, 42 return today to compete for the Main Event trophy and the $28,360 first place prize. The RGPS Championship begins at noon in the Downstream Poker Room. 

Jesse Jones leads the field at the start of play with 268,000 after coming on strong at the end of Day 1A. Jones is followed by RunGood's Grant Hinkle(221,000) and Daniel Lowery(185,000). Day 1B chip leader Herb Cody begins the day in the middle of the combined field with 155,000.

Blinds today are 40-minutes each and the money bubble hits when 21 players remain. 

The RG blog has all the coverage for today's finale with cards about to get in the air. A full look at the payouts is below. 

1. $28,360
2. $19,654
3. $12,188
4. $7,462
5. $5,721
6. $4,726
7. $3,731
8. $2,736
9. $1,990
10. $1,741
11. $1,492
12-14. $1,243
15-20. $995